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How Do I Wire My Light Fixture?

I have red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other…


Electrical Question from Ernest about Light Switch Wiring
Background: Ernest, a Homeowner from Newville NL, Canada

Question: I have a red and black conductors coming from the switch to a light. There’s a power supply coming into the light(white and black)and white and black going to other lights in the circuit. How do I connect the wires together to get the light to work.

Additional Comments: The first time for me on this website and it looks really interesting.

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